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@ >>> president obama took some time away from his family to call 10 minutes of the u.s. military from the oval office. the white house released this photo of the president on the phone. president obama thanked them for their service and wished them and their families a happy thanksgiving. the recipients of the calls weren't revealed. president obama expressed his gratitude for all the men and women serving in the military and the first americans. >> we give thanks for the men and women who set sale nearly four centuries ago risking everything at the chance for a better life and people already hear. our native american brothers and sisters. >> some conservatives were angry president obama made no mention of god in the address. >> it is because of the bravery of our troops and their willingness to endure tremendous hardships that we're able to be at home with our families this holiday season. >> south carolina senator delivered the republican thanksgiving address focusing on his gratitude for the military. and he did mention god. >> on this day, ktvu's mike found many people who are thankful for
of december the dow would have recorded its best year in a decade. >>> president obama is scheduled to visit california. the visit comes after the botched roll out of the health care law. just as the president's approval rating has hit a new low. >> reporter: even if he doesn't stop by for a sandwich. nina los is excited to see the president. >> very exciteing to see the president, i hope i stay open. >> reporter: nina's cafe living across the street from the jazz center. crews today put up no parking signs after organizers raised eyebrows by cutting some ticket prices in half. seats were marked down to $500. >> it's great to be able to offer them to folk who is want to see the president and want to support him but don't have the capacity to pay a four figure plate -- them to folks who want to see the president. >> reporter: the private appearance at the betty ong recreation center. >> all of us who give him checks always encourage him to do something like that but he has the hardest schedule in the entire planet. >> he is trying to resuscitate the broad comprehensive immigration form that w
to delay the $68 billion project for months or longer. >>> president obama is put on the spot during a policy speech today in san francisco. the president wanted to turn up the heat on congress applying pressure in a push for immigration reform. >> but it turns out he's the one who felt the heat from a student at san francisco state. heather holmes is here now with more on the young man who caused the president to go off script today. >> that's right, frank. when ktvu asked that student protester about his outburst, he said he was courageously speaking up when he urged the president to immediately halt deportations saying his own family had been separated. president obama may be relieved this trip to san francisco was a quick one. >> most importantly we will live up -- >> my family is separated. >> most importantly we will live up -- >> after an invited guest at a chinatown speech put him on the defensive. >> that's exactly what we're talking about here. >> every single day. >> that's why we're here. >> the appearance at the chinese recreation center was supposed to feature president
resumed today and visitors got a vip surprise. the white house released these pictures of president obama and michelle obama welcoming people to the tours. right now there's only enough money allocated for the tours until june. >>> a piece of history for sale, how you can take home part of candle stick park after it closes for good. >> bill martin tracking changes in our weather. he's back with his complete forecast. >> and in ♪ yeah, i dream about bacon. [sfx] wham! so i'm bringing back the blt cheeseburger combo. a juicy jumbo beef patty loaded with hickory smoked bacon and melting cheese plus fries and a drink for just $4.99. but this isn't a dream. it's just a video from my last birthday party. when ouwe got a subaru.s born, it's where she said her first word. (little girl) no! saw her first day of school. (little girl) bye bye! made a best friend forever. the back seat of my subaru is where she grew up. what? (announcer) the subaru forester. (girl) what? (announcer) motor trend's two thousand fourteen sport utility of the year. love. it's what makes a subaru, a subaru. >>> we have
. >>> president obama said he is trying to fix the botched roll out of the affordable care act today he proposed a solution to a problem that's been haunting him. the president said he wants people losing their insurance to be allowed to keep their health plan for another year even if those plans don't comply with the new law. president obama repeatedly promised if people could keep their plans if they liked them. he also admitted he fumbled the roll out. >> but we always knew this was going to be hard. there's a reason why folks who have tried to do it for 100 years and hadn 't done it. and it's complicated. >> reporter: tomorrow the house is scheduled to vote on a republican bill that allows people to keep their health plans even if they don't comply with the law. the senate is considering a democratic sponsored bill to reinstate similar coverage permanently. premiums could go up. >>> state attorney general camela harris shut down 10 health care website that is were made to look like california's but she says are deceptive. one of those had been highlighted here on ktvu. the first one is cover
news. >> way to go miles, way to say gotham. >> reporter: everyone president obama got in on the bat kid saga. the president recorded that message to cheer on miles the cape crusader. >>> and the headline in the chronicle reads bat kids saves city. the edition is complete with stories and photos of bat kids heroic actions throughout gotham. the chronicle is actually reprinting an updated version for tomorrow's edition. >>> you can go to ktvu.com to watch all of bat kid's adventures. our web team has posted unedited video. just scroll down and look under hot topics. >>> at 10:30, holy empathy. our deborah villalon speaks to a psychologist, it all has to do with the brain. >>> area weekend is upon us. here comes the weather system that's coming from the north. we've talked about it it's a cold weather system it's a dry weather system. the main impact around here it's going to be cooler nights obviously and cooler days. daytime highs next couple of days. not in the 70s as they have been but they're going to be more in the 60s. low 60s and mid-60s as best. and what you're looking at is
now have that video and say they're investigating the attack. >>> president obama marked this veteran's day at arlington memorial cemetery. >> reporter: the president layed a wreath at the tomb of the unknowns. he said america's longest war the war in afghanistan is soon coming to an end and he said americans must never forget the men and women who have served in the military. >> on this hillside of solemn remembrance and in veterans halls and in proud parades across america, we join as one people to honor a debt we can never truly repay. >>> president obama honored officer overton. listen to this. he survived the attack on pearl harbor and then went on to fight at okinawa and iwogima. >>> tonight two investigates millions of the dollars in medical malpractice settlements involves veterans. here's ktvu's ken pritchett. >> reporter: this is mackey. he died a veteran but long after he served his country. >> he came into the hospital for a very treatable condition and unfortunately never left. >> reporter: attorney niley dorret represented mackey's family. mackey went into the v.a. hospi
as the driver sped down the road and lost control causing the bus to flip over. >>> president obama offered apalagies today to americans who have to give up their current health insurance plans because of the affordable care act. he promised people wouldn't have to give up their plans if they didn't want to. >> i am sorry are finding themselves in this situation based on assurances they got from me. >> on nbc news the president said he assigned his team to find ways to close the gaps in the law. republicans up their attacks. >>> the senate passed a bill outlining work place discriminations against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender but it may end there. it took the support of democrats and republicans for a final vote of 64-32. advocates call it a major victory. senate majority leader harry reid said 80% of americans believe it is against the law. >> well it isn't already the law but that is what they feel so let's just do what they already thinks exists. >> speaker of the house john boehner said it is not necessary and says he will refuse to allow it to come up for a vote. 22 states al
is schedule for tomorrow. >>> the obama association is tapping into silican talent to fix the problems with health care.com. the center for medicare and medicaid services says the high tech manpower will help solve issues to handle large scale operations. the government is promising that the site will be running properly by the end of next month. >>> our connective world is getting even more connected. now the faa is allowing passengers to use electronic devices. travelers had a universal reaction tonight. it's about time. deborah. >> reporter: it's a rule that frustrating passengers and some shrug at it. several passengers left their cell phone on when it was supposed to be off. but soon it won't matter anymore. >> when you can get diamonds and stuff. >> reporter: mind craft on his i pad mini kept robert entertained flying five hours today. >> it occupies his time really well. we're really looking forward to when we can play all the way through till the landing. how does that sound. >> reporter: for delta customers that day may be tomorrow. it's the first airline to clear the faa requ
the airport. in oakland, patti lee, ktvu news. >>> the obama administration says the fixes to the health care website were slow due to computer crashes but the experts working on the site say it is working faster now and should be running smoothly by the end of the month. only six people managed to enroll on october 1st and 3 million more tried to access it. the white house said those numbers are unofficial and it will release an accurate count in the next week. >>> alliance health has been removed. it was set up to offer no or low cost coverage to alameda residents. alameda alliance could get back into the exchange at some point. it was one of a dozen plans offered. >>> a mountain lion that attracted a lot of attention back in may when it was rescued from an acuaduct has now been killed by a cat. the big cat was known to researchers as 39m. it was caught, tagged then released. yesterday morning the cat was hit by a vehicle on highway 17 near vine hill road. researchers hoped to learn from its death and protect other animals. they're working with agencies to develop protective measures such
up for the health insurance program. today, the obama administration announced the first official numbers. it said 106,000 people have selected health insurance plans in the first six weeks. the administration had hoped for half a million by now. here in california, the covered california website has been far more successful than the national website. an estimated 6 million californians still don't have health insurance. ktvu's allie rasmus tonight on the progress and why many people haven't signed up. >> reporter: when michelle boseman gets sick there's only one place for her to go. >> the emergency room of course. >> reporter: using the emergency room for regular healthcare is exactly what state and federal health officials don't want people to do. it's supposed to help the uninsured sign up for coverage under the affordable care act. she signed up, but didn't follow through. >> a hassle. i don't like the hassle. >> reporter: the cover california website went live on october 1. in the first month, 30,000 californians enrolled. since november, it's picked up with another 29,000 s
trip is scheduled through december 5th. >>> president obama's self- imposedded deadline for the health care website to be working, is almost here. by midnight tomorrow he has said he wants the government website to be working for most people, 80%. since it launched october 1st that site has been plagued with problems and teams of experts have been brought in to try to fix them. >>> developing news in scotland where a police helicopter crashes on to a pub. >> how these knock offs will >>> developing news from scotland a police helicopter has crashed on the a crowded pub. there are numerous casualties but are not saying if anyone is dead. three people were onboard the hell copper and an unknown number -- helicopter and an unknown number of patrons are trapped inside. witnesses say about 120 people were inside at the time. work is under way to try to prevent that building from collapsing. >>> as the holiday season heats up, experts say counterfeiters are working overtime, making phoney versions of popular gifts. what is being done to catch the fakes. >> it looks exactly like a regular set
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